Cryptocurrency Jargon Buster

Cryptocurrency Jargon Buster

Catherine clarifies often misused and misunderstood terms relating to cryptocurrencies.
Overview

A cryptocurrency is a form of payment and store of value, while tokens can be used for a variety of functions including, but not limited to, being used as a currency and a store of value. There are specific types of tokens that provide rights, minimise volatility, and provide access to products and services. Tokens can be created through an Initial Coin Offering.

Key learning objectives:

  • Define cryptocurrency, security token, stablecoin, utility token, Digital Wallet and crypto-assets

  • Describe an Initial Coin Offering and explain its regulatory situation

  • Explain the function of a token

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Catherine Thomas

Catherine Thomas

Catherine is an associate at Outlier Ventures, a venture platform that was the first platform focused on blockchain in Europe. In her role, Catherine manages investor and partner relations, supporting their portfolio and building the Outlier Ventures community. Previously, she spent 3 years working with London & Partners as a consultant to international investors.

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